The Royal Father


Acrylic on Panel, Ready To Hang, 38 X 51 with Gold Frame.

“The Royal Father and The Queen Mother are by far the most elaborate paintings I  have done in many years.

I wanted to create the male companion for “The Queen Mother” which has been my most popular draw to the gallery and most popular print.

I was inspired to create “The Bears of Asheville” series after observing black bears as they frequented the driveway and back yard where I lived.

It just made sense then to invoke The Royal Father with an even more intricate kingly throne and royal robes.

I wanted to challenge my patience with a more complicated design and details, so I explored the garments and embellishments of Kings in Europe and studying the poses of royal portraits.  I included an Egyptian collar, a crown typical of some European countries and a throne made of Norwegian wood. I chose mountain slopes reminiscent of Blue Ridge Parkway hills for the background.

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Meet Bill Bowers

Contemporary Artist

Bill Bowers is one of the most versatile contemporary artists alive today. His career as a professional artist spans 30 plus years and has produced many styles of paintings and installation artwork for both commercial and residential projects. Bill is known for his versatility and his ability to fuse styles of art together as never before.

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